OREANDA-NEWS. Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced that it has named Ray Beausoleil as Senior Fellow. Senior Fellows are world-class technologists recognized as thought leaders within the company and across the industry.

“We’re delighted to recognize an industry pioneer like Ray for his extraordinary technology leadership and vision,” said Martin Fink, EVP and CTO, Hewlett Packard Enterprise. “Ray’s impressive track record of research in nonlinear and quantum optics has the potential to transform the industry in the long term and advance the fundamental state of technology.”

Ray leads the Large-Scale Integrated Photonics research group at Hewlett Packard Labs, the central research organization of HPE. His team is responsible for research on the applications of optics at the nanoscale as they relate to high-performance classical and quantum information processing. Current projects include photonic interconnects for exascale computing and low-power complex nanophotonic circuits.

Beausoleil is also an internationally-recognized expert who has published than 300 papers and conference proceedings and five book chapters. He has more than 115 patents issued, and more than three dozen pending. Among his early accomplishments at the company, he invented the optical paper-navigation algorithms incorporated into both the HP/Agilent optical mouse and HP's large-format printers.

Ray holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the California Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in Physics from Stanford University. He is a Consulting Professor of Applied Physics at Stanford University, a Fellow of the American Physical Society, and the recipient of the 2016 APS Distinguished Lectureship on the Applications of Physics.